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Rods (Retina) 
2 Anatomy - Sense Organs / Eyes / 2 Retina / 2 Photoreceptors /
 Photoreceptors, Vertebrate / 2 Rods (Retina)
2 Rods (Retina)
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MeSH description: One of the two photoreceptor cell types of the vertebrate retina. In rods the photopigment is in stacks of membranous disks separate from the outer cell membrane. Rods are more sensitive to light than cones, but rod mediated vision has less spatial and temporal resolution than cone vision.
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► Photoreception, Gemma White Web Site: Excitation of Rods

►  Rochester Institute of Technology, Center for Imaging Science, Dr. Ethan D. Montag Web Site: Rods & Cones  

► Southern Arkansas U.-Magnolia - Prof. Edward P. Kardas Web Site: Rods and Cones

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► U. of Pennsylvania, Laboratory of Retinal Microcircuitry, Lance Hahn's Retina Reference: Rod Photoreceptors  

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► U. of Western Australia, Dept. of Anatomy & Human Biology: The Neurosensory Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium Lecture for Students  

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